Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph was the first African American woman to win gold medals in the Olympics for track and field. A native of Tennessee, she was one of 21 children in her family. Her triumph over childhood diseases, including polio, have made her a role model for endurance and persistence.

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Wilma Rudolph's automatic timed world record in the 100 meter dash, 11.41 seconds set at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, was bettered by Wyomia Tyus at 11.23 seconds at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. She had run faster times but those races were not automatically timed. Her best 100 meter dash time was a …
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Wilma Rudolph's best time in the 100 was an 11.0 timed in the 100 meter finals at the 1960 Rome Olympics. However, since there was a tail wind of 2.75 meters per second, higher than the limit of 2.0 meters per second, the time was not recognized as a new world record. Her best 'official' 100 meter…
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HOW DID WILMA RUDOLPH HELP MAKE AMERICA A BETTER PLACE? she helped people think that being black is okay
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a female runner that won 3 medals in the Olympic games
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Wilma Rudolph began running track while attending Burt High School in 1955. She retired in 1962.
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Wilma Rudolph was a person who won three Olympic gold medals in track and field.
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she went to college for 4 yeaers
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Wilma Rudolph did not participate in the mile run. She was a sprinter who specialized in the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash.
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Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940.
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She won three Gold Medals in the 1960 Rome Olympics.
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Ed and Blanche Rudolph.http://academies-englewood.org/introtechclass/sites/wh/wilma/Childhood.htm
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Wilma Rudolph had four children
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Wilma Glodeam Rudolph lived in Clarksville, Tennessee
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It is a program that reaches out to underprivleged children in urban areas, providing free coaching and academic assistance.
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She was a track& field athlete.
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the olympic athlete wilma rudolph graduated from Tennessee State University with her bachelors in elementary education.
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Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field events at the Olympics. She tied the world record in the 100-meter and set a new Olympic record in the 200. This was at the 1960 Olympic games in Rome, Italy.
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Wilma Rudolph was 54 when she died of throat cancer and a brain tumor
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she liked to run in the track
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Yes, Wilma Rudolph died from Brain and Throat Cancer. She was 55 years old.
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Wilma Rudolph was home schooled until she was 7 then she attended Burt high school. I am doing research on her for black American month at school!!!<3
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Yolanda (b. 1958), Djuanna (b. 1964), Robert Jr. (b. 1965) and Xurry (b. 1971).Yolanda Eldridge (daughter), Dijuana Eldridge (daughter), Robert Eldridge, JR. (son), Xurry Eldridge (son)
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Wilma Rudolph's husband's name is Robert eldridge, but they later divorced when they had 4 kids.
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she had polio she got polio at the age of 4
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23.2mph is his average speed over the 200m. That means he started at 0 mph and he got at some point to his top speed which is unknown and 23.2mph is his average. His top speed in the 100m race was 43.93 km/h or 27.3 mph. At the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Bolt ran between the 60 and 80 met…
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Qilma rudolph was 4 years old when she got sick with olio. If anyone can just hand me a ten paragraph report on Wilma rudolph I would be your best friend. have 2 do a sticken report on her!
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yes she developed polio as a child
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June 23rd 1940.
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by doing exercise
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She won 3 gold medals at the 1960 Olympic games.
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Different articles give different numbers of siblings. The most reliable say that Wilma was the 20th out of 22 children, meaning she had 21 siblings. Other articles say there were 19 children in the family and Wilma was 17th, with 18 siblings.
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Yes she had 4 children named, Yolanda, Djuanna, Robert Jr., and Xurry.
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American athlete Wilma Rudolph (born June 23, 1940 - died November 12, 1994) who won three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and married her high-school sweetheart Robert Eldridge in 1963, had four children, Yolande (born 1958), Djuanna (born 1964), Robert Jr. (born 1965), and Xurry (…
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Different articles give different numbers of siblings. The most reliable say that Wilma was the 20th out of 22 children, meaning she had 21 siblings. Other articles say there were 19 children in the family and Wilma was 17th, with 18 siblings. So far, there is no listing of exactly how many brother…
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Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 children born to Ed and Blanche Rudolph. So far, the following names have been verified as the names of Wilma Rudolph's brothers and sisters: Yolanda: older sister Wesley/Westly: brother Charlene: sisterWilma Rudolph had 22 brothers and sisters. She was the 20th o…
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Wilma Rudolph died at the age of 54, of throat and brain cancer.
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Wilma married her high school sweetheart Robert Eldridge in 1963, and had four children.
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Track and field and cross country
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She won four Olympic medals, a bronze in 1956 and three gold in 1960. She also won the James Sullivan Award as the best amateur athlete in 1961. And in 2004 was honored with a postage stamp by the United Stated Postal Service Named... United Press Athlete of the Year 1960 Associated Press Woman A…
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The Wilma Rudolph Foundation that was founded in 1982.
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She was home schooled til she was seven and did not get a education so I think she did not go to school.
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Wilma Rudolphs father died in 1961 from getting stabbed
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She didn't really, she was just a track star that won something like 3 gold medals in the Olympics. then she died of brain cancer.
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Yes. all four of Wilma Rudolph's children are still alive.
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Wilma Rudolph was 20th of 22 children. She was home schooled until seven, (because of her disability) and later attended Burt High School where she played basketball (following her sister Yolanda) and was discovered by Tennessee State track & field coach Ed Temple. She received a full scholarsh…
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No you could only do therapy
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So far, the following names have been verified as the names of Wilma Rudolph's brothers and sisters: Yolanda: older sister Wesley/Westly: brother Charlene: sister
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Robert Eldridge
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Seasonal best performance
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Yes she won 3 gold 2 silver and 5 bronze 10 in all.
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she had many sicknesses such as: poliochicken poxdouble pneumonia mumpsand scarlet fever
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Wilma Rudolph's eye color was brown
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She was born prematurely, which was the main cause, and developed polio when she was 3. She got measles, mumps, chicken pox, and pneumonia two times when she was a child and her mother and siblings helped her through it all.
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Wilma Rudolph retired in the year 1963.
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In the fall of 1957
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She started a foundation to teach other children about discipline and hard work
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Wilma Rodolph was a black female athlete from the us.A , even with polio of the legs she won several medals in running. at the olympics.
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Yolanda Rudloph is Wilma Rudolph's sister. Yolanda Eldridge is her daughter who is still alive.
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Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940.
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The best time she ran was when she ran in the Olympics and won 3 gold medals
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When Wilma Rudolph broke the world record in women's 100 meter dash in 1961 by running 11.2 seconds, the record had been held jointly by Rudolph, Shirley Strickland of Australia and Vera Krepkina of the Soviet Union who had each run an 11.3 second 100 meters.
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she ran traks and raced in olymipics
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Wilma Rudolph sprinted to three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, becoming the first woman from the United States to win three golds in one Olympics. Rudolph, an African-American, won the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash and anchored the winning 400 meter relay team. Born to a la…
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her hair was red
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Djauanna Robert jr., xurry and Yolanda
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Every organization must look forward to disposal methods of waste /recycling methods to nullify pollution. since the planet is beyond its tolerance. The health, hygienic food, besides educating in protecting planet from various means of threat like over population.
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She had polio and she used a brace
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Wilma was born prematurely and weighed only 4.5 pounds. Again, because of racial segregation, she and her mother were not permitted to be cared for at the local hospital. It was for whites only. There was only one black doctor in Clarksville, and the Rudolph's budget was tight, so Wilma's mother spe…
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1963 and graduated with her bachelor's degree
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track and field
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Wilma Rudolph created... "The Wilma Rudolph Foundation" which was a nonprofit foundation to help underprivileged children achieve their goals.
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She really did not do nothing as a kid and then she had polio and she could not walk.
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Ed Rudolph
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the north pole
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November 12, 1994
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As many as it wants.
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i'm sure she ran and jumped with overwelming satisfaction for the joyful loss of her father
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